Saturday, July 3, 2021

Uproar In Kaduna PDP As Court Stops the Swearing In of Newly Elected Assembly Member


The wide celebrations from the victory of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) following the excellent run in the Sabon Gari constituency Bye Election may have been cut short following a court injunction by the High Court of Justice Kaduna State in the Zaria Judicial Division. The High Court on the 1st July, 2021 served an order of interim Injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly from Swearing in the Elected Member of the Assembly on the basis of irregularities in the build up to his emergence as flag bearer of the PDP.

According to the order, the return date for the hearing of the motion on notice and subsequent processes shall be on the 4th day of August, 2021. 

The order is attached below; signed by the Registrar of the High court, Jafaru Ibrahim, on the 1st day of July, 2021.

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